CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — The former president of the largest U.S. fuel retailer wants to spend the winter holidays at home before reporting to prison for his role in a scheme to defraud trucking companies.
A federal judge had previously granted Mark Hazelwood’s request to postpone ...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam says the city of Knoxville has been awarded $1.8 million transportation alternative grant to help construct a greenway.
Haslam announced Friday that the grant will enhance the lives of Tennesseans and make the community more livable. ...
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police in Tennessee say a metal skirt became dislodged from a tractor-trailer and went through another vehicle’s window, killing the driver.
Knoxville police say on its Facebook page the wind skirt broke off a truck on Interstate 40 exit and hit the vehicle Sunday ...
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Alabama’s last obstacle before a Western Division showdown with No. 5 LSU is a longtime Southeastern Conference rival it has treated as little more than a speed bump for over a decade.
Yet the top-ranked Crimson Tide ...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The gas station chain founded by Republican Gov. Bill Haslam’s family has donated $1 million to a political committee supporting Republican Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn’s Senate bid.
Campaign finance reports show Pilot Corporation made the Aug. 28 donation to the ...
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Tennessee woman charged with trying to burn adult and child
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee woman has been arrested for allegedly attempting to set a mobile home on fire with another adult and a child inside it.
Court records say 39-year-old Sarah Gladys Bowling of Knoxville was arrested by the Knox County Sheriff’s Office on Thursday after ...
Couple sells belongings to travel for love and cosplay
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Justin Webb moved to Knoxville five years ago with nothing more than a Spider-Man suit and a car payment. He soon went from being homeless to owning multiple vehicles modeled after movies, including a “Scooby-Doo” Mystery Machine and a “Jurassic Park” Jeep.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn repeatedly attempted to tie her Democratic opponent Phil Bredesen to national Democrats in their second and final debate on Wednesday, while the former Tennessee governor deflected the attacks by once again promising to improve ...
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Denver Broncos linebacker Alexander Johnson has pleaded guilty to simple possession and failure to exercise due care while driving and had a DUI charge against him dismissed.
Johnson agreed to a judicial diversion program enabling the charges to be dropped if he ...
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Two more former employees of truck stop chain Pilot Flying J have been sentenced in connection with a rebate scam.
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The University of Tennessee at Knoxville is closing one of its on-campus residence halls that houses nearly 600 students, citing elevated mold levels in several rooms and common areas.
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee athletic director Phillip Fulmer said the Volunteers’ football program is “working through a cultural change” and that he remains confident in first-year coach Jeremy Pruitt.
“I can say with certainty that we’ve got us a heck of a football coach — absolute ...
Tennessee man dies in collision with moose in Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Authorities say a 25-year-old Tennessee man has died in Alaska after a traffic collision with a moose, and his passenger was seriously injured.
Alaska State Troopers say Bryan Sprenz of Knoxville, Tennessee, was pronounced dead at the scene of the early Wednesday ...
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A former Division III football player already serving a life sentence for the murder of his ex-girlfriend won’t get more prison time for convictions on lesser charges.
William Riley Gaul received an automatic life sentence without possibility of parole for 51 years ...
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Pilot Flying J ex-president to appeal sentence in fraud case
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The former president of the largest U.S. fuel retailer will appeal his 12 ½ year prison sentence for his role in a scheme to defraud trucking companies.
Jim Walden, an attorney for Mark Hazelwood, said in a press release Thursday that the sentence was “unreasonably ...
Tennessee professor accused of inappropriate conduct resigns
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A University of Tennessee professor has resigned amid an investigation into allegations of inappropriate conduct.
Tennessee’s Pruitt, Georgia’s Smart have much in common
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Georgia coach Kirby Smart sees the identity that Jeremy Pruitt is trying to build at Tennessee as these two former Alabama defensive coordinators prepare to face off.
Pruitt and Smart worked together on Alabama’s staff from 2007-12. Pruitt was Georgia’s defensive ...
Pilot Flying J ex-president sentenced to 12 ½ years
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — The former president of the largest U.S. fuel retailer has been sentenced to 12 ½ years in prison and fined $750,000 in a scheme to defraud trucking companies.
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The University of Tennessee Board of Trustees has unanimously approved the selection of Knoxville businessman and former gubernatorial candidate Randy Boyd as the university system’s interim president.
Board members voted Tuesday on the recommendation that Trustees ...
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence on Friday told a crowd of conservatives in Tennessee that a win by Democrat Phil Bredesen would help the U.S. Senate become the center of the Democratic resistance.
In the White House’s latest foray into the tight Tennessee contest, Pence ...
Wrestler-turned-mayor to become WWE’s Kane once again
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A new Tennessee mayor who’s also a semi-retired pro wrestler will once again don his “Kane” gear to participate in the WWE Super Show-Down pay-per-view event in Australia.
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Businessman recommended as University of Tennessee president
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The chairman of the University of Tennessee Board of Trustees announced Wednesday that he is recommending former gubernatorial candidate Randy Boyd to serve as the university system’s interim president.
University of Tennessee President Joe DiPietro announced Monday ...
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Records: Ex-officer accused of shocking, stomping man
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — An internal affairs file from a Tennessee police department says a now-fired officer is accused of shocking a man with a stun gun before repeatedly stomping on his neck.
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Franks gets ‘chills’ watching Tennessee-Florida ending
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida quarterback Feleipe Franks gets goosebumps every time he sees the replay.
The throw. The catch. The celebration.
Franks’ 63-yard touchdown pass to Tyrie Cleveland on the final play stunned ...
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — University of Tennessee President Joe DiPietro announced Monday that he plans to retire early next year.
DiPietro said he will retire Feb. 14, but will actually step down from active service Nov. 21 to use his remaining vacation time.
“We’re facing a time of ...
Ex-Division III player says he didn’t mean to kill
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A former Division III college football player convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend says he never intended to cause her any physical harm.
William Riley Gaul apologized to 16-year-old Emma Walker’s family Friday at his sentencing hearing, four months after jurors ...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence will headline another Tennessee fundraiser for Republican U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn in her Senate bid.
An event invitation says the Knoxville fundraiser will be Sept. 21.
Attending will cost $1,000 per person; $5,400 per couple, with ...
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Gary Christian stood in an East Tennessee church pulpit on a sunny August Sunday, speaking about pain and death and faith and God. It’s not a place — or a point — where the father of murder victim Channon Christian would have been 18 months ago.
For 10 years ...
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee needed just a week to figure out the proper response to a weather delay.
The Volunteers can only hope they catch on as quickly to everything else under new coach Jeremy Pruitt.
Tennessee reeled off 28 second-quarter points in a span of under 6 ½ ...
First-year coaches face off as Tennessee hosts ETSU
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt wants his home debut to enable the Volunteers to correct some of the mistakes they made in their season opener.
The Volunteers (0-1) are hosting Football Championship Subdivision program East Tennessee State (1-0) one week after
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A former youth minister who admitted to soliciting an underage girl for sex has been given the chance to clear his conviction.
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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The ways a mall in West Virginia can be revitalized will be studied by architecture students from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
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Tennessee woman leads police on wrong-way chase, arrested
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police in Tennessee have arrested a woman who led them on an interstate chase going in the wrong direction.
News outlets report Knoxville police arrested 28-year-old Casey Rebecca Yates of Knoxville on Sunday night.
Police say officers responding to a report ...
Music videos become tool to boost learning, test scores
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Sixth-grade math teacher Christina Nuchols watched recentlyas one of her students walked through the hall singing a song about decimals.
Her students at Whittle Springs Middle School, a Title I low-income school in Knoxville, are often the ones who don’t do their ...
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nine vintage miniature rooms — the tiniest of tiny houses — line two walls in a Knoxville Museum of Art corner gallery. Called The Thorne Rooms, these exactly created and painstakingly restored scenes tell a story of American wealth, pop culture, art history and even ...
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A high school football coach has resigned from a Tennessee school district after being told in a letter of reprimand that he couldn’t coach for the next three years.
Derek Witt sent his letter of resignation Aug. 1, less than a week after getting the letter of ...
ATLANTA (AP) — United Airlines says it’s adding more flights and using bigger planes this fall to carry passengers to college football games across the South and elsewhere in the U.S.
The Chicago-based airline says in a statement that the added seats will bring passengers to “top college ...
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jeremy Pruitt’s dad says his son suffers from the “coaching disease.” It’s a 24-hour-a-day, 365-days-a year bug.
Tennessee’s first-year football coach is good at what he does, and he is used to winning. The Volunteers haven’t won nearly enough lately. Something has ...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A second U.S. Senate debate between Republican Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn and Democratic ex-Gov. Phil Bredesen is set for Oct. 10 in Knoxville.
Blackburn’s campaign announced Wednesday that she will participate in the debate at the University of Tennessee’s ...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — State officials say a record-setting $20.8 billion was spent on tourism in Tennessee last year, a 6.3 percent increase from 2016.
Gov. Bill Haslam revealed Tuesday that Tennessee brought in $1.8 billion in state and local tax revenue from tourism, a 7.6 percent ...
AMORY, Miss. (AP) — Three Mississippi hospitals, their physician practices and a Tennessee parent company are filing for bankruptcy, citing more than $70 million in debts.
Curae Health of Knoxville, Tennessee, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization in Nashville, Tennessee, on ...
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Officials in a Tennessee city have instituted a policy to assure that University of Tennessee personnel don’t sit in on any police interviews involving investigations of that school’s student-athletes.
The move comes after